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Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facility Census, 1971

Version
v2
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
Creator
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 2 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Census of Public and Private Juvenile Detention, Correctional, and Shelter Facilities Series
Publication Date
1984-03-18
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Language
English
Free Keywords
census data; correctional facilities (juveniles); criminal justice system; group homes; inmate populations; juvenile crime; juvenile detention; juvenile inmates; juvenile offenders; juveniles; offenses; restitution centers; status offenses
Description
  • Abstract

    The purpose of this census was to provide information on juvenile detention centers throughout the United States. The data include information on type of facility, level of government administering the facility, resident population by sex, by age range, by detention status, and by offense, admissions and discharges, average length of stay, staffing and expenditures, age and capacity of facility, and programs and services available.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-07-01 / 1971-06-30
    Time period: 1970-07-01--1971-06-30
  • Collection date: 1971
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All public facilities which house children awaiting court action and children whose cases have been adjudicated.
Note
2008-02-06 The data file was updated to include ready-to-go files and the ASCII codebook was converted to PDF format. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 7637 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR07637.v1
Publications
  • Smith, Bradford. Children in custody: 20-year trends in juvenile detention, correctional, and shelter facilities. Crime and Delinquency.44, (4), 526-543.1998.
    • ID: 10.1177/0011128798044004004 (DOI)
  • Schwartz, Ira M., Steketee, Martha W., Schneider, Victoria W.. Federal juvenile justice policy and the incarceration of girls. Crime and Delinquency.36, (4), 503-520.1990.
    • ID: 10.1177/0011128790036004005 (DOI)
  • Steketee, Martha Wade, Willis, Deborah Alice, Schwartz, Ira M.. Juvenile Justice Trends, 1977-1987. NCJ 123216, Ann Arbor, MI: Center for the Study of Youth Policy, University of Michigan. 1989.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Photocopy/123216NCJRS.pdf (URL)
  • Williamson, Georgia Laverne. Commitment Decisions in the Juvenile Justice System: Results and Implications for the Female Delinquent. Dissertation, University of Georgia. 1982.
  • National Criminal Justice Information and Statistics Service. Children in Custody: A Report on the Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facility Census of 1971. NCJ 13403, . 1974.
    • ID: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Digitization/13403NCJRS.pdf (URL)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics (1984): Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facility Census, 1971. Version 2. Census of Public and Private Juvenile Detention, Correctional, and Shelter Facilities Series. Version: v2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07637.v2